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Feb 19, 2013 9:00pm PST
the biggest threat to the u.s. headquarters of the army secretive unit no. 6 1 3 9 8 where incorporating to the new report today by the sec englishr experts spend their day stealing secret from u.s. companies and hacking into government sites. >> thinks run by the chinese liberation army target ago broad group of western organization. >> among the most trouble target american infrastructure site including water treatment plant. transportation cell centers. pipeline. and power grid. >> the only reason would you want to get in the control system for the power grid is to cause damage destruction and disruption. >>reporter: among the many corporate targets of the chinese hacker according to u.s. officials lockheed marti martin. country largely east defense contractor and the maker of the f 35 jet fighter. u.s. officials say not surprisingly the chinese version of the plane has some distinct similarity. >> costing according to u.s. intelligence hundreds office billions of dollars and thousands of u.s. jobs he have year. >> what it house today confirmed the severity although not the de
KOFY
Feb 13, 2013 9:00pm PST
reinvested. it allows them to legally avoid reporting the money as taxable u.s. income. >> a lot of the money that they sea is overseas is not. a lot of times they choose u.s. investments such as u.s. treasury bonds and things like that. >> some of the ways companies defer payments of federal and state taxes. five companies accounted for more than two thirds of the $225 billion in accumulated foreign earnings last year. ave view of the last three years of financial records by the center for investigative report silicon valley companies are paying lower global tax rates. apple $40.4 billion in holdings overseas. tax rate of 12.6%. ebay $10 billion overseas. google $24.8 billion reported with a 17.6% tax rate. yahoo $3.2 billion overseas paying just 17.9% and cisco which reported $41.3 billion overseas and had an effective tax rate of 20.9%. most declined to comment on the offshore holdings or the amount of taxes that they paid. those that did say they are following the dow. economists estimate the federal government loses $90 billion in tax revenue a year. enough to fund california public scho
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Feb 14, 2013 9:00pm PST
across worst statistics to pass along. over the last 25 days not one not one u.s. service member killed in afghanistan. most of the casualty now afghan. longest stretch without a u.s. fatality since 2008. >> warning for americans tonight considering traveling to the peru. u.s. embassy says it has information a gang may planning to kidnap american tourists visiting there. warning runs through at least the end of the month. state department personnel rae striingt from going there. >> ex mayor of san diego admits she lost more than 1 billion dollars gambling over the last decade and they stole from charity to help pay it off. maureen also won about 1 billion dollars apparently over the same period or of time but ended up 13 million in the red. federal court today prosecutors say she stole two million from the charitable foundation set up by late husband founder of the jack in the box chain. foundation has since gone bankrupt. >> uc berkeley student is featured in a nationally released video aimed at building support for path to citizenship for young immigrants. they are referred to
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Feb 5, 2013 9:00pm PST
. >> u.s. military appears ready to extend some benefits to same sex partner of service members. final decision hasn't been made on which benefits would be included but the pentagon likely to allow same sex partner to have access to the open base commissary and other pill tear subsidized stores and health and welfare programs. pentagon rehe peeled the ban on openly gay service 16 months ago. >> now to a secret document stirring up so much controvers controversy. confidential justice department memo concludes that the government can order the killing of miles per hour citizen if his they are working with terrorists. the story tonight from abc news reporter jonathan karl. >> one count president obama has already used unmanned cia croan to strike more than 300 suspected terrorists targets. even more than his predecessor. but today we learn just how much authority the administration believes it has to kill without trial or evidence suspected terrorists. even american citizens. newly disclosed justice department document says american citizens tied to al qaeda can be killed if quote an in
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Feb 11, 2013 9:00pm PST
with mobility particularly here in the u.s. where our congestion is issue harder than other markets. >>reporter: this the is 7 new news. >> how much of your money is being spent to argue over prison conditions coming. you will see the total and why the governor accuses the lawyers of drugging out the fight. retired navy seal who reportedly fired the shots that killed osama bin laden. why he is talking about that for the very first time. a little boy at the white house. whose young son playing peek a boo and hand from a marine escort. and hand from a marine escort. >> and the food fight over sea >> california taxpayers you and me are forking over a ton of money every year to defend the state prison system from lawsuits filed by inmates. and attorneys on their behalf. frequently the same attorneys over and over who say the state is bringing it on it z.but 7 news capitol correspondent resports now the governor and others in sacramento want the courts to start cracking down on all of the suing that is going on. >>reporter: governor brown last month la meanted endless stack of legal documents
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Feb 15, 2013 9:00pm PST
personnel records center. that aj dick never serve add day in any branch of the u.s. military. biggest lie yet came when vest tried to confront dick face-to-face. >> he was the one that actually shot osama bin laden. >>reporter: you bought that. >> no. i gnaw that this was a charade at that point. there was no question about it. >>reporter: let me talk to you about your navy seal backgroun background. >> i don't have a safe seal background. >>reporter: you told a lot of people that dew point. >> no i did not. >>reporter: when i tracked him down in southern california last week aj wouldn't stop long enough to look at the records i compiled on him. all the phoney facebook postings. e-mail with the tall taechlt fake discharge papers. contract he signed with vest gaivrn teeing he's a navy seal. you have a license of people claim you scammed them out of a lot of money. >> no. >>reporter: aj next target? the carson city, nevada airpor airport. public hearing last may the airport commission thanked mr. dick for his service as u.s. navy seal and granted use of hang or for the new self-de
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Feb 20, 2013 9:00pm PST
from the bay area is the u.s. supreme court as it begins next month its consideration of proposition 8 california's ban on gay marriage. it is something that the president has been reluctant to get involved in for legal reasons but i asked him about his position on it today. >> position 8 in the u.s. supreme court next month. what will your administration do? >> the solis tor solicitor gens still looking into it. i have to make sure not to interject too much into the project. i can tell you my personal view which is that i think that same sex couples should have the same rights and be treated like everybody else. >> some of my conversation one on one with the president here at the house. coming up tonight at 11:00 more of what we talked about and ile show you around some of the things we got to see today and some of the other folks we got to talk to at our time here at the white house. coming up on abc 7 news at 11:00. for the moment in washington, dan ashley, abc 7 news. >>> you can see the entire interview with president obama by going to our website abc7.com. >>> some of the biggest
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Feb 27, 2013 9:00pm PST
a statue of parks today at the u.s. capitol. the statue made by east bay resident rob furman portrays parks seated wearing a hat and clutching h her purse. in 1955, she refused to give up you her seat to a on an alabama bus. >> she lived life of activism but also a life of dignity and grace. and in a single moment with the simplest of gestures she helped change america and change the world. >> parks is the first black woman to be honored with a full-length statue in the capitol's statuary hall. she died in 2005. >>> and pianist van clyburn died today. he rose to fame at the age of 23 at the height of the cold war. he brought home the gold medal at the competition in moscow. besides helping thaw relations with russia the event launched a spectacular career that made him rare classical musician to enyou rock star status. >> he has reached across political frontiers with universal message of beautiful music. >> van sly burn had been undergoing treatment for bone cancer. he was 78 years old. >>> while, as we continue tonight, more than just the street flooded when a water main burst. coming up
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Feb 17, 2013 9:00pm PST
hasn't proposed anything. here is the latest from washington. >> the battle over immigratio i. u.s.a. today said it received a leaked draft proposal that would allow illegals to get green cards in eight years and expanded an e-verify system so they can screen for illegal immigrants. marco rubio was quick to condemn the plan. he issued a statement saying that they proposed the bill would be dead on arrival in congress leaving us with a broken illegal immigration system for years to come. other republicans added their own criticisms. >> by giving advantage to those who cut in front of line for immigrants who came here legally not dealing with border security adequately, that tells us he is looking for a partisan advantage. >> does the president really want a result or another excuse to beat you were republicans? >> i hope that republicans and democrats don't get involved in some kind of typical washington back and forth side show and roll up their sleeves and get to work. >> president obama have warned lawmakers if they could not agree they would hear from him. >> if consulting unabl
KOFY
Feb 24, 2013 9:00pm PST
conversation covered death pete and use of drones. he also spoke about the lack of influence the u.s. now has what is occurring in israel. >> the united states has you might say zero influence either in jerusalem or among the palestinians. i'm very grieved about that. >> he also went into the controversy in the canadians were in the film of argo. he they should have gotten more credit in the iran controversy. >> and saying affleck took liberties with the actual events he liked the film and wished it well. in san francisco, i'm tomas ramon, "abc 7 news." >> a grease fire at a restaurant has pushed some people out of their homes tonight. take a look at the photo that smoke filled the street moments after the fire started. the fire broke out in a ground floor mexican restaurant on golden gate avenue they are larkin street. fortunately nobody was hurt. officers noticed heavy smoke rising from the building. >> we were sitting there watching tv and heard the sirens. we heard the police in the hallway and people scream get out, get out. >> they saw it first. kudos to the police department. they do a
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Feb 4, 2013 9:00pm PST
the lawsuit is heard. farm is fighting to stay open after u.s. interior secretary salazar allow loved the there's expire so the area could be returned to wildernes wilderness. the district judge today said she doesn't believe she has the authority to over turn salazar. there is a march 15 eviction date. >> san jose police asking for tips to help track down this man. he's wanted for home invasion robbery last friday. man forced his way inside a home where a woman and her 74-year-old mother were at the time. this man and second suspect are accused of chasing both women down the street and repeetdly attacking older woman. she was injured but we are glad to tell you will recover. >> suspected car thief caused a fatal accident in oakland today in dramatic crash caught on camera. oakland police say woman stole an suv which had the keys in it and the engine running. she didn't get very far traveling 2 block before crashing at 36 avenue and foothill boulevard with disaster results. more now from abc 7 news reporter nick smith. >> we have the video police say a tool for their investiga
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Feb 18, 2013 9:00pm PST
snow fall over the next 50 years shrink more than a foot in the u.s. 30 to 70% drop in snow by the end of this century. but whe weoet snow wat out. >>very once in aile ther is a big stm. kind of knock out punc. biggeblizzard t less sw. cientiay that's becau a warmer atmosphe n hold a lotmore moisre. sucking it up fm thocea mt comeid y knows in. t wnt do get ld enoug it tushat snow. a loof it. and can get hit bya mster srm. onef the sdies in t prictions based o comuter model some woer hoood e the mol. wtherattern ar aeady chainay pert >> g out the sw shov. snow stos with tor 3feet that used toee him hhly unusl thatay in factecome motypical. >>porter: bger orms. ss snoover a. n reity. abc ne washingn. >> welthewome of the rst faly spentresident day weekend skng i vai lorado presidt we going in floda wh tir woodbeforeaking air for one f therip homto shinon. onhe subct wednesy have t chae to sit wn witpresent ama foan excluvene-oone terview thehite house. travelin to washingto torrow and'll beeporting ve o 7 ns at and 6:00 clock as well and 11:00 o'clk for the next couple
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Feb 22, 2013 9:00pm PST
use of per form answer enhancing drugs and defrauded his long time sponsor. u.s. postal service the federal government is joining the suit. >> fda today approved a new weapon in the fight against breast cancer. bay area company developed a drug. it's what doctors call a smart bottom target ago specific type of tumor and as jonathan explains it could be the first of new generation of cancer treatments. >>reporter: denise is a cancer researcher who encountered a crual twist of fate. >> diagnosed pretty soon after i started my graduate school studies in cancer biology. >>reporter: denise met cancer a type doctors consider incurrable. she under goes chemotherapy once a week and deals with the side effects 2 24-7. >> hair loss. nausea. in the past. gi issues. general feeling of not feeling well. >>reporter: denise among the physicianÑi patients to 7 a new drug called designed to attack the cancer without attacking her. clinical trial fights specific type of humor found in 20 percent of breast cancer patients and according to the doctor who ran the study it doesn't make th
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Feb 1, 2013 9:00pm PST
time watch. >> i know. >> second of all. >> you took bleep forever. >> second of all. >> u.s. soldier know who you are talking to. >> know who you are talking to. >> are you getting in my face. >> you stepped forward to me i didn't step forward to you. >> whether would you do. try to difficult fast the situatio situation. perhaps explain why it took 45 minutes to arrive. b.direct the victim to step back have a seat on the curb and assure him you are there to help or c smack him in the head. >> i know who i'm talking to your did you know. so you are talking to united states marin marine. do you understand that. >> i'm a u.s. soldier. >> you are talking to a marine so i suggest you never step up and get in my face again when i'm talking to you. do you understand me. >> i tracked down the victim on the video. blake robles. >> seeing this now brings back the anger frustration that i felt that day when the people that were there that were supposed to come to help me there to attack me. >> he had never seen the video before. brought back a flood of emotion. >> let's start over. >> t
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Jan 31, 2013 9:00pm PST
. more of this than anywhere else. >>reporter: just this past week homeland security and u.s. customs confiscated 300,000 dollars worth of unlicensed nf l merchandise in san francisco. nationwide more than 13 million dollars in fake merchandise nabbed this season made mostly in china 8. most on the street are selling from 15 dollars to 30 dollars. retail jersey could go for 100 dollars. >>reporter: is this listened nfl merchandise. >> yes. >>reporter: can you show us? what is that? >> camera off me please. >>reporter: this man we confronted on market street in san francisco said he make about his 5 dollars for every counterfeit shirt he says how are you able to break in. >> i see somebody on the street they offer. why not. chance to make some money you know what i mean. at least i'm not robbing and stealing people purses that's what people need to be worried about. >>reporter: nfl college store on pier 39 says it's not the street husband letters putting a dent in the profit. it's the pirate internet sites. as part of the sting 6 internet sites shut down but authorities say t
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Feb 6, 2013 9:00pm PST
1950. according to the u.s. census the most commonly held positions for women in the '50s were secretaries, bank tellers, clerical workers, sales clerks, private household workers and teachers. in 2010, the top five jobs are still secretary, cashier, teacher, nurse, and nursing aide. of the four million people working in the category of secretaries and administrative assistants a staggering 96% were women. every time a major new technology shows up like electronic type writers or computers secretaries were predicted to be on their way out but you you still need people who can use those tools and that is not expected to change. the labor department projects the country will add another half million positions by 2020. he does not mind jokes about his weight but new jersey governor chris christie said a doctor who commented on his weight went too far and now the governor is firing back. >> he wants five minutes on it testimony v. >> chris christie reacting to former white house doctor dr. connie mariano who called the governor a time bomb. >> i worrybout this man dying in offense.
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Feb 7, 2013 9:00pm PST
christopher is insane. >> he knows what he is doing. >>reporter: why now? he was honorably discharged from u.s. navy reserve just last friday after 10 years service. including a tour in the persian gulf. was that the trigger for this killing spree? evidence of careful careful mraichblingt i have more questions than do i have answers at this point. >> christopher gets apparent wish if killed we might never know the whole truth. abc news los angeles. >> again we'll continue to kind updated moment by moment as need be on the search for this man in southern california. moving on, though, 2 men one armed with gun threatened to kill a fair field school custodian unless he told them where the school i-pad were committee. happened last nature about 10:00 p.m. at the continuation school on east alaska avenue. again in fairfield police say the robber forced the nuys night custody i don't know to lead to the i-pad and used duct tape to bind him to the desk. they stole 40 and fled on foot. custodian not injured. >> when man tried to drown himself at beach in alameda local rescuers said at the tim
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Feb 8, 2013 9:00pm PST
in the u.s. with serious mechanical safety violations. >>> outgoing secretary of defense panetta calling it the honor of his life time. soldiers from all branches of the military along with the president gave the retiring panetta a send off salute in arlington, virginia today. panetta served more than 4 decades in various role of government including the director of the cia. >>> secret service is investigating reports that a hacker broke into the each mail accounts of the bush family. breach includes both former president e-mail show it bush family prepared for george hw bush funeral in december when the former president was hospitalized for respiratory ailment. also show that neal bush helped salvage the reputation of bill clinton after the presidency. and that george w bush is something of an amateur painter. story first reported by the web site the smoking gun. it says the security code at the home in dallas was also exposed. >>> well still ahead tonight. chapter out of bay area rich rock and roll history. battle of the bands competition entering the 50th year. and [ woman ] don
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Feb 21, 2013 9:00pm PST
problem that he calls the biggest public health issue facing the u.s. today. reporting in south san francisco, allen wong abc 7 news. >> turn to washington now. chuck hagel has necessary votes to be the next secretary of defense. vote ending the bitter fight over the president cabinet choice is expected some time next week. and if you have been with us last night you may have seep my reports from washington where i had the chance to speak with president obama. during my bay area exclusive one-on-one interview. well tonight for the first time in week the president is now reaching out to the republican about the automatic spending cut that will kick in next week. he plays -- placed phone calls to boehner and mckonl. we don't have details on the conversations but the president made it clear to me yesterday that the looming cuts will derail the plans for moving the economy forward. >> now in the state of the union mr. president you praised our troops. and said that they had exceeded expectations. while some of our institutions had let them down. which institutions congress one of
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Feb 25, 2013 9:00pm PST
be smaller. >> we have been informed by the u.s. department of labor that the employment benefit amounts for long-term unapplied individuals could be cut by as many as 10%. >> forget service lake job training and telephone assistance because a.d.d. administrative budget is in license for severe cut back. >> that means our ability to answer the phone. be able to process work load timely. get people benefits timely. >>reporter: elderly will especially be vulnerable if sequester takes effect. programs like meals on wheels not be able to provide as much food if the budget is cut. for this local senior center near the capitol that means serving roughly 50,000 fewer meals a year. that scares paul williams because his mother social security check doesn't go far. >> after my pay my rent and utility my medicine and go to the grocery store, >>reporter: not enough. >> no. i'm always hungry. >>. >>reporter: public safety would also be on the chopping block with fewer fbi drug enforcement agent on california streets n.sacramento, abc 7 news. >> oyster farm stays open while it fights for the f
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